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Rochester International Airport announces plans for protocols and procedures amid coronavirus

May 14, 2020

Rochester, MN (May 14, 2020) –Rochester International Airport (RST), in collaboration with federal, state and local partners, today announced a comprehensive plan for updating protocols and enhancing procedures for the health and safety of customers and employees in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). “Since March, RST has been partnering with airline, government and other industry experts…

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Rochester International Airport Receives Coronavirus Relief Funding

April 21, 2020

Rochester, MN (April 21, 2020) – Rochester International Airport (RST) will receive $2,479,991 in federal funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). “Due to the unprecedented restriction on travel, RST has seen a 95% decrease in passenger travel,” said John Reed, executive director. “Our revenue has been drastically impacted by…

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New study shows Rochester International Airport contributes $190 million annually to local economy

February 26, 2020

Rochester, MN (February 26, 2020) – The Minnesota Department of Transportation recently released the Minnesota Statewide Airport Economic Impact Study. The study shows that public airports like Rochester International Airport (RST) are significant contributors to statewide and local economies. “We are excited to share the study results demonstrating Rochester International Airport’s substantial economic benefits to…

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Rochester International Airport receives federal grant to recruit air service

February 20, 2020

Rochester, MN (February 20, 2020) – Rochester International Airport (RST) has been awarded a Small Community Air Service Development Program (SCASDP) grant from the Department of Transportation. The $750,000 grant is to be utilized to recruit new nonstop service to a western hub from RST. “We are grateful to have received this grant from the…

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Rochester International Airport to launch "Arts Elevated"

October 1, 2019

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Aircraft Incident at Rochester International Airport

August 20, 2019

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TSA Pre✓® Temporary Enrollment Center Event

July 9, 2019

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Rochester International Airport to host Master Plan public information meeting

May 22, 2019

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Record high passenger year at Rochester International Airport

January 9, 2019

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Rochester International Airport to conduct Full Scale Emergency Exercise

August 31, 2018

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